Ilja Voets wins the KNCV Gold Medal 2019
Professor of Self-Organizing Soft Matter Ilja Voets wins the KNCV Gold Medal 2019, the highest Dutch award for top talent in chemistry.
Ilja Voets combines chemistry, physics, biology and technology in her research into antifreeze proteins, which ensure that organisms that live in extreme cold do not freeze. Voets received a Vidi and multiple grants within the ENW-PPP fund and is chairman of the Chemistry of Materials committee. Ilja Voets will receive the KNCV Gold Medal during chemistry congress CHAINS on 10 December, 2019 in Veldhoven.